I've written about Hollywood's portrayal of Orthodox Jews in the past.
With the film New York, I Love You coming out, people seem to be interested in Natalie Portman's portrayal of a chassidic woman.
While if anyone can pull off a relatively inoffensive and accurate portrayal of a Satmar meidel it would be Natalie (a friend of mine was actually an extra during the principal photography, and told me he spoke briefly to Ms. Portman about her experiences with Chabad), I find the trailer rather interesting.
For it would seem that even while portraying religious Jews in a film, they aren't interesting enough to be heard. For while the Jewish story is an eleventh of the film, no dialog is used from it. We make for good images in passing, but can't have depth.
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